Italian Dolomites Christmas Markets

Italian Dolomites Christmas Markets

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Italian Dolomites Christmas Markets

7 Days Starting and ending in Belgium

Visiting: Belgium, Fondo, Merano, Brixen, Autonomous Province of Bolzano – South Tyrol, Dolomites

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

widcm

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

8-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Activities:

Walking

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Tour Overview

The Dolomites feature some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in Italy, and this stunning mountain range in the northern Italian Alps will serve as the backdrop to our excellent holiday. We’ll discover a number of fantastic Christmas markets, travelling to Bressanone, Bolzano and Merano to enjoy the festive stalls. With its mixture of vertical walls, sheer cliffs and high density of narrow, deep and long valleys, the Dolomites mountain range is absolutely out of this world. We can admire the stunning scenery here to our hearts’ content during our holiday, as well as taking in splendid Italian Christmas markets.

Highlights

  • The Dolomites feature some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in Italy, and this stunning mountain range in the northern Italian Alps will serve as the backdrop to our excellent holiday

  • Discover a number of fantastic Christmas markets, travelling to Bressanone, Bolzano and Merano to enjoy the festive stalls

  • With its mixture of vertical walls, sheer cliffs and high density of narrow, deep and long valleys, the Dolomites mountain range is absolutely out of this world

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Travel To Belgium
Location: Belgium
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: City-style hotels
Meals Included: No Meals

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 2 : Arrive In Fondo
Location: Fondo
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Lady Maria Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Through Germany and Austria and into Italy to our resort for four nights.

Day 3 : Merano Markets
Location: Merano
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Lady Maria Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We’ll have a wonderful day taking in the superb festive sights in Merano located in South Tyrol at the entrance to the Passeier Valley. The Merano Christmas Market comes complete with amazing decorations that feature bright lights and fully decorated Christmas trees, and we’ll be able to buy all sorts of treats while we’re there.

With local delicacies and hand-crafted gifts to choose from, this Christmas market is sure to astound us. Indulge in some of the delicious festive treats, inhale the aromas of cinnamon and winter spices and buy hand-crafted gifts souvenirs of your stay, or treat family and friends at home.

Day 4 : Bressanone And Bolzano Markets
Location: Brixen, Autonomous Province of Bolzano – South Tyrol
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Lady Maria Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Christmas is a time for traditions, family celebration and… markets! Like every year, as Christmas nears, many cities and villages in Trentino transform into charming winter wonderlands, illuminated with festive lights and adorned with wonderful decorations.

The first Christmas market we’ll visit will be in Bressanone, where we’ll find a picturesque market nestled around the local cathedral and surrounded by the town’s historical buildings.

Take in the tempting scents, wonderful sights and exciting atmosphere, before we make our way on to Bolzano, the famous home town of Otzi the Iceman. In Bolzano, we can explore the festive market, situated in amongst the town’s beautiful Gothic and Romanesque architecture.

Day 5 : The Dolomites
Location: Dolomites
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: 3-star Lady Maria Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

The Dolomites feature an incredible variety of diverse landscapes, from lush valleys to towering peaks, as well as breath-taking panoramas at every turn.

These beautiful mountains offer endless opportunities for exploration on our coach tour, as we take in the splendid scenery with stops for endless photo opportunities!

Day 6 : Head Back Towards Belgium
Location: Belgium
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: City-style hotels
Meals Included: Breakfast

We leave Italy and head back towards Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 7 : Return Home
Location: Belgium
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • Insurance

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Lady Maria Hotel in Fondo. The hotel offers an excellent base to explore this beautiful destination. The hotel offers comfortable guest rooms, excellent food and a fantastic atmosphere that guests are sure to enjoy.

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

Check out our Q&As

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 8 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

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Dec 09, 2024 - Dec 15, 2024
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  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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